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Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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BBC, 17th October 2022
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has unveiled what he claims are the biggest tax cuts in a generation, so what is in his mini-budget?
KPMG, 16th September 2022
The new Prime Minister was elected on a platform of deep tax cuts, coupled with regulatory loosening. This would represent a major change in policy direction from the previous Johnson/Sunak partnership.
Reuters, 5th September 2022
During her campaign, Liz Truss promised to unshackle the City of London by making the most of Brexit in the 164-billion-pound financial sector. What’s her plan?
Chatham House, 1st September 2022
Friday Reading Edition 121 (2nd September 2022)
The UK is less exposed to the direct trade effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine than its European neighbours. However, both the indirect and longer-term effects on UK trade are potentially significant. This briefing paper explores the four main impacts for UK trade.
International Monetary Fund (IMF), 4th August 2022
Friday Reading Edition 121 (2nd September 2022)
The war in Ukraine has exacerbated existing trade-offs for policymakers, including between fighting inflation and safeguarding economic recovery and between providing support to those affected and rebuilding fiscal buffers.
Kroll, 25th May 2022
Friday Reading Edition 121 (2nd September 2022)
Kroll experts discuss the long- and short-term impacts as well as a variety of sectors that are affected, including energy and other commodities.
Lloyd’s, 1st July 2022
Lloyd’s Futureset’s latest report, created in partnership with Aon, aims to provide insights on the medium to long term impacts of the Ukraine crisis on the risk landscape. The analysis is based on in-depth interviews with 75 sector experts and practitioners across Aon and Lloyd’s, each providing real-life, practical insights on the challenges that companies are facing today and how they are adjusting their risk management approaches in response.
MIT Sloan School of Management, 28th June 2022
The Russia-Ukraine war is having an outsized impact on the global supply chain, impeding the flow of goods, fueling dramatic cost increases and product shortages, and creating catastrophic food shortages around the world, according to experts at a virtual symposium hosted by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), 10th June 2022
Russia and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Both countries are net exporters of agricultural products and are leading suppliers of foodstuffs and fertilisers to global markets, where exportable supplies are often concentrated in a handful of countries. The high concentrations could increase the vulnerability of these markets to shocks and volatility.
Oliver Wyman, 4th March 2022
The invasion of Ukraine has triggered a coordinated policy response that will have ramifications across the globe. This note focuses on the implications for the global financial system and the firms, policymakers, and regulators within it.